92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB1825
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Short description: 
COMPANION ANIMAL CREMATION ACT                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Animal Cremation Act.  Requires a provider of  animal      
   cremation  services to prepare and distribute a written explanation of      
   the services offered.  Also requires  distribution  by  veterinarians,      
   pet shops, and other business entities that refer or bring business to      
   a  provider of cremation services on a regular basis.  Provides that a      
   provider of animal cremation services who  undertakes  to  return  the      
   ashes  of  a cremated animal to its former owner must certify that the      
   services were properly performed and declare whether  the  ashes  have      
   been  commingled  with  a  significant  amount  of  the ashes of other      
   animals.  Makes certain violations a  business  offense.   Amends  the      
   Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act to declare certain      
   violations of the Animal Cremation Act to be unlawful practices.            
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Deletes provisions  authorizing  the  posting  or  display  of  a      
   written explanation of services as a way of complying with the Act.         
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                 
        Replaces everything.  Changes the name of the new Act to the           
   Companion Animal Cremation Act. Makes numerous but minor changes in         
   definitions and requirements.                                               
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0287

   Last action date: AUG-09-2001

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   2     SENATE -   0


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